26 U.S. Code § 2104 - Property within the United States
For purposes of this subchapter, any property of which the decedent has made a transfer, by trust or otherwise, within the meaning of sections 2035 to 2038, inclusive, shall be deemed to be situated in the United States, if so situated either at the time of the transfer or at the time of the decedent’s death.
2014—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 113–295 substituted “Deposits” for “With respect to estates of decedents dying after December 31, 1969, deposits” in concluding provisions.
2010—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 111–226, in concluding provisions, struck out before period at end “or to a debt obligation of a domestic corporation if any interest on such obligation, were such interest received by the decedent at the time of his death, would be treated by reason of section 861(a)(1)(A) as income from sources without the United States”.
1996—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 104–188 substituted “section 861(a)(1)(A)” for “subparagraph (A), (C), or (D) of section 861(a)(1)” in concluding provisions.
1988—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 100–647 substituted “subparagraph (A), (C), or (D) of section 861(a)(1)” for “section 861(a)(1)(B), section 861(a)(1)(G), or section 861(a)(1)(H)”.
1976—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 94–455 substituted “and transfers within 3 years of death” for “and transfers in contemplation of death” after “Revocable transfers”.
1973—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 93–17 made subsec. (c) inapplicable to debt obligations where interest on such obligations is treated as income from sources without the United States by reason of section 861(a)(1)(G) of this title.
1969—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 91–172 substituted “December 31, 1969” for “December 31, 1972” in provisions deeming deposit with a domestic branch of a foreign corporation if such branch is engaged in the commercial banking business to be property within the United States.
1966—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 89–809 added subsec. (c).
Amendment by Pub. L. 111–226 applicable to taxable years beginning after Dec. 31, 2010, with certain exceptions, see section 217(d) of Pub. L. 111–226, set out as a note under section 861 of this title.
Amendment by Pub. L. 100–647 effective, except as otherwise provided, as if included in the provision of the Tax Reform Act of 1986, Pub. L. 99–514, to which such amendment relates, see section 1019(a) of Pub. L. 100–647, set out as a note under section 1 of this title.
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